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The World of Philippine Mythical Creatures!

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9 questions
English
Easy
1

What are the beautiful, nature-loving fairies in Philippine mythology known as?

Diwata

Aswang

Mangkukulam

Tikbalang

Easy  89% got this right

Diwata are said to live in bodies of water, caves, and trees. They can be helpful or mischievous, depending on
2

What are the tall, bony humanoid creature with the head and hooves of a horse and disproportionately long limbs?

Tikbalang

Engkanto

Nuno sa Punso

Sarimanok

Easy  89% got this right

It is believed you can counteract the Tikbalang's tricks by wearing one's shirt inside out.
3

What are the vicious mermaids called in Filipino culture?

Magindara

Engkanto

Kapre

Sarimanok

Easy  81% got this right

Magindara are either guardian deities of Bikolano fishermen, or will eat adult humans but do not harm children.
4

Considered a Filipino witch, but literally meaning "a practitioner of kulam."

Mangkukulam

Bakekano

Sirena

Tikbalang

Easy  93% got this right

Mangkukulam are said to cast evil spells on humans.
5

This mythical bird is said to have a pearl or precious stone in its eye. What is it called?

Sarimanok

Bantay

Sirena

Tikbalang

Easy  85% got this right

The Sarimanok is a popular symbol of strength and resilience in Filipino culture.
6

These powerful spirits guard ancestral homes and ensure family well-being. Who are they?

Nuno sa Punso

Bakekano

Mangkukulam

Tikbalang

Easy  85% got this right

Believed to live in an anthill or termite mound, the name means "Ancestor/ Grandparent living in the anthill."
7

This creature takes the form of a newborn baby and cries in the jungle to attract unwary travelers.

Tiyanak

Sarimanok

Sirena

Tikbalang

Easy  89% got this right

Once the "baby" is picked up, it reverts to its true form and attacks the victim.
8
48 random squares

What is the creature with huge upper lips, humongous teeth, and tusks that resemble those of an elephant?

Bungisngis

Bakekano

Sirena

Tikbalang

48% got this right

Bungisngis means "giggling."
9

This creature is featured in Marvel Anime: Blade and television series Supernatural.

Manananggal

Mangkukulam

Tikbalang

Tiyanak

79% got this right

Fantasy author Neil Gaiman considers it his favorite Filipino mythological creature.